Attend the Love Food Festival, where you can enjoy dining options, food products and cooking demonstrations from more than 30 international and local food trucks, plus celebrity chefs, a market, live music, kids’ zone and a Bedouin tent. Open 5pm to 10pm, Dh5 to enter Mushrif Central Park; Dh30 for adult general admission to the event; free for children under age 12, Mushrif Central Park, Abu Dhabi, get tickets at www.tixbox.com.
Visit the Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Film Festival and hear a gallery talk with the photographer Toby Smith and see the opening of sci-art exhibition Atmospheres, which provides a window to the complexities of science through the accessibility of film. Plus, see the MENA debut of the 2015 film, Ice and Sky, (pictured right), about French glaciologist Claude Lorius and his groundbreaking climatological research. From 5pm to 10pm, free with registration, NYU Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Campus, Saadiyat Island, register at www.imaginesciencefilms.org.
Register now for The Color Run Abu Dhabi and take part in what is billed as The Happiest 5K on the Planet. Meet The Color Run mascot, Runicorn, and be prepared to be covered in fluorescent, coloured powder at each kilometre checkpoint. March 12, 7am to noon, Dh140, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.thecolorrun.ae.
Make plans to attend Emaar’s The Scenic Wedding Fair and gain inspiration for your special day with creative and modern ideas from a range of suppliers. Saturday, 3pm to 8pm, Lawns at The Address Montgomery Dubai, 04 390 5600, click on The Scenic Wedding Fair under the Events tab at www.theaddress.com.
Head to the Ripe Food and Craft Market tomorrow as it returns to The Collection at Saadiyat Island. Stock up on seasonal organic fruits and vegetables from local farms, shop for pantry items, enjoy food from local restaurants, hear live music and find handmade items from artisans. Tomorrow, 10am to 3pm, The Collection, The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 04 380 7602, www.ripeme.com.
Source: art & life